Angle Grinder Injury Compensation Claims Information
Angle grinders are essential pieces of machinery in a wide range of environments. They are often used to cut stone, concrete and even some metals. They are also used to polish or grind a variety of course or hazardous surfaces. These handheld pieces of equipment are using in all manner of industries, from construction to manufacturing, garages, welding and even in some emergency rescue scenarios.
With that said, angle grinders (and any abrasive wheel machinery) can potentially cause severe or life-changing injuries when involved in a workplace accident. If you have experienced an accidental injury whilst using an angle grinder and would like to claim compensation, our team of experienced solicitors can help.
What are the Most Common Causes of Angle Grinder Injuries in the UK?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we have years of experience when it comes to helping people across the UK get the compensation they need. If you’ve suffered any angle grinder injury that wasn’t your fault, we are here to help. Our experienced, no-win, no-fee legal team will help you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life, whatever injuries you’ve suffered.
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What are the Most Common Angle Grinder Injuries?
According statistics cited in a Health and Safety Executive manual on ‘Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels’, unsafe work systems are a leading cause of injury from abrasive wheel machinery. Your employer has a duty of care to you – and is responsible for providing a safe working environment. If you have been injured as a result of a lack of or improper safety measures, you may be entitled to claim compensation
Angle grinders are extremely dangerous pieces of machinery. In most cases, the injuries they cause involve lacerations or amputations. This can include deep cuts and the loss of hands or fingers. It is also possible that you could suffer serious injuries due to flying debris, including shards of metal or fragments of stone.
In most cases, UK angle grinder injuries are caused by a lack of health and safety protocols, equipment or another person’s negligence. So long as the angle grinder injuries you’ve suffered weren’t your fault, we are here for you. Whether you’ve been injuries by a faulty angle grinder, or because you weren’t provided with the correct health and safety equipment at work, we are here for you.
Who Is Responsible for My Angle Grinder Injury?
It can sometimes be difficult finding who is actually responsible for an angle grinder injury. If you were injured by someone else using an angle grinder, it is likely that it was their fault. However, if you were the one injured, it could be down to anything from a lack of training or ineffective health and safety equipment. These can be blamed on your employer. In some cases, if you’re working with a faulty angle grinder, you may be able to claim against your employer or the manufacturer of the equipment.
Why Choose Tylers Solicitors to Represent My Angle Grinder Injury Compensation Claim?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we have many years’ experience when it comes to angle grinder injury compensation claims. We can help people from all walks of life to get the compensation they need to move on with their lives. Our team of legal experts can help you to get the compensation you need. Whether you’re looking for legal advice or experienced legal representation and support, we are here for you.
How much will it cost to pursue an angle grinder injury claim?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we operate on a no-win-no-fee basis, our solicitors are not successful in pursuing your claims it won’t cost you a penny. However, if we do suceeed on your behalf, you could benefit from a significant compensation payout. So, if you’ve been affected by an angle grinder injury at work, there’s every reason to reach out to us!
How much compensation could I be awarded for an angle grinder injury claim?
The compensation amount you could be awarded following a successful angle grinder injury claim will vary depending on the type and severity of the injury sustained. The most serious injuries can merit a payout of around £176,660.
If you’re curious about how much compensation you could be entitled to, either get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today or use our simple compensation amounts calculator below:
Deep Lacerations & Cuts Compensation Amounts
If you’ve suffered any kind of cut or deep laceration while using an angle grinder, you may be able to claim compensation. These injuries can cause serious, long-term health concerns. Not only can deep lacerations cause excessive, life-threatening blood loss, in many cases they can lead to nerve or muscle damage. The amount of laceration compensation you could be entitled to depends on the location and depth of your laceration injuries.
Up to £91,910
Minor to Serious Burns Compensation Amounts
When angle grinders are being used, they generate a great deal of heat. As such, it is possible to suffer all kinds of burning and scarring injuries due to improper health and safety equipment. If you’ve suffered any kind of burning injuries while using an angle grinder that wasn’t your fault, we are here for you.
£3,150 to £91,910
Hand or Finger Amputation Injuries Compensation Amounts
Some of the most common kinds of angle grinder injuries involve direct injuries to your hands and fingers. In the most extreme circumstances, it is possible to partially or completely lose your fingers or hands due to faulty angle grinders or a lack of health and safety equipment. If you’re looking for compensation following finger or hand amputation injuries that weren’t your fault, call Tylers Solicitors today.
£3,150 to £176,660
Eye Injury Compensation Amounts
When using an angle grinder, it is possible for debris or shards to be kicked back into your face. If the debris or dust kicked up by angle grinder has led to serious eye or facial injuries, we are here for you. Whatever kind of eye injury you’ve suffered due to angle grinder use, we are here for you. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tylers Solicitors today.
£1,760 to £157,600
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Do I Have to Claim No-Win, No-Fee Angle Grinder Compensation?
As with any kind of personal injury or accident at work, you have up to three years to begin your compensation claim following the incident. It doesn’t matter if the case goes on after this three-year period has expired, so long as it was begun before the three-year expiration date. If you’re not sure whether you’re entitled to claim angle grinder compensation for your injuries, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tylers today. Our legal experts will provide up-to-date legal advice, support and representation as required.
Does Tylers Solicitors Provide No-Win, No-Fee Angle Grinder Injury Compensation Claims?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can provide a wide range of no-win, no-fee legal services to suit your needs. If you’re looking for angle grinder compensation claims, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. Thanks to our no-win, no-fee angle grinder injury compensation claims, you’ll be able to get the compensation you need without having to spend a penny of your own money.
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